Organized by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health October 20 – 24, 2020 More Information The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by…

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Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria The Impacts of COVID-19 on AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Programs in Africa July 14, 2020 RSVP Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends) will host a webinar examining the impacts of COVID-19 on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Programs in…

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This guest post was written by Jordan Coriza , Media Relations Manager and Content Editor, Management Sciences for Health (MSH). It was originally published on MSH’s website.   HOW HEALTH WORKERS USE TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT ILLNESS Treatments for diseases like tuberculosis (TB) and HIV are lengthy and complex. Medications need to be taken regularly and for…

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most pressing global health challenges of our time. Despite being preventable and curable, TB kills approximately 250,000 people a year. What’s more, curing TB requires a lengthy treatment period, which is often interrupted by poor access and adherence to therapy. Moreover, multi-drug resistant strains of TB are emerging at alarming rates in several regions across…

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Global Financing Facility Webinar Series Starts March 21 GHC and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH) will host the first webinar in a three-part series on March 21 at 10:00 AM EDT to discuss feedback received on the draft Global Financing Facility (GFF) Civil Society Engagement Strategy. The strategy, developed by PMNCH in…

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This guest post was provided by GHC member United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) promotes and supports end-to-end quality assurance across health systems in partnership with regulatory authorities, policymakers, donors, and other key stakeholders. Through multiple programs, USP provides technical assistance, workforce development, and sets standards to improve access to…

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This guest post was written by Chris Collins, President and CEO of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. It originally appeared on The Hill website. As President-elect Trump considers submitting a fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress, scores of government funding issues will be intensely debated. America’s investment in global health…

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This guest post was written by Kat Kelley, Senior Program Assistant at Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), and originally appeared on GHTC’s website. 2016 was a year that ushered in significant shifts in the global health landscape. We witnessed the waning of the Ebola epidemic and the waxing of the Zika outbreak; important leadership changes…

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This blog was cross-posted from Action Global Health Advocacy Partnership, and written by David Bryden As a tuberculosis (TB) advocate attending the International AIDS Conference, I am used to TB seeming quite extraneous to the burning issues that animate most activists, leaders and the media attending the meetings. Despite being responsible for 1 in 3 AIDS-related…

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